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Title: Separated magnet yoke for permanent magnet linear generator for marine wave energy converters
Authors: Gargov, NP
Zobaa, AF
Pisica, I
Keywords: Cogging forces;Finite element method;Permanent magnet linear generator;Wave energy;Converter
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Electric Power Systems Research,109: 63 - 70, (April 2014)
Abstract: In this paper the performance of a longitudinal flux permanent magnet linear generator (PMLG) for wave energy converters (WEC) is investigated. The influence of the number of slots per pole, phase q and the number of stator's winding sections are analysed. The power output and the cogging forces in the PMLG are calculated and reviewed with respect to the above design parameters. In addition, an optimised PMLG model is designed and simulated. Three-dimensional Finite Element Method (FEM) is used for solving the combined field and circuit equations of the generator.
ISSN: 0378-7796
Appears in Collections:Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

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